The liquidator of Telewizja Polska SA in liquidation, Daniel Gorgosz, called on the president and editor-in-chief of Telewizja Republika, Tomasz Sakiewicz, to pay one million zlotys to the company. The reason is alleged to be infringement of copyrights to the broadcast “Jedziemy” – we read in the statement.
On Monday, the liquidator of Telewizja Polska SA in liquidation, Daniel Gorgosz, sent a pre-trial summons to Tomasz Sakiewicz. It demands “to stop the production, broadcast and dissemination in any form of the program ‘Jedziemy. Michał Rachoń’ currently broadcast on Telewizja Republika and to immediately remove both its fragments and full episodes from YouTube and the Facebook and X platforms (formerly Twitter) , as well as to stop using the logo (verbal and graphic symbol) of the ‘Jedziemy’ program produced and distributed by Telewizja Polska,” Telewizja Polska said in a statement.
At the end of December 2023, Michał Rachoń took up the position of program director at Telewizja Republika. Previously, Rachoń worked at TVP, where he hosted the “Jedziemy” program from 2019.
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The liquidator of Telewizja Polska SA in liquidation also calls on Tomasz Sakiewicz to pay PLN 100,000 to the National Film Institute. zloty. “as compensation for committing an act of unfair competition against Telewizja Polska SA.” Moreover, Gorgosz calls on Sakiewicz to publish an apology in the form of a forty-second message five times on TV Republika, during the broadcast of the “Jedziemy. Michał Rachoń” program.
“Detailed guidelines regarding the content of the apology were included in the above-mentioned pre-trial summons,” it was explained.
“The definitely negative assessment of the ‘Jedziemy’ program by the Liquidator of TVP SA in liquidation remains irrelevant to the formal validity of the tender offer,” Telewizja Polska added in a statement.
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